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POWA Donates Relief Materials To IDPs In Borno

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POWA Donates Relief Materials To IDPs In Borno

The Police Officers’ Wives Association (POWA), on Monday donated relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in Dalori Camp, Maiduguri.

The items donated include mattresses, pillow, rice, bucket, soaps, and wrappers.

President of the association and wife of the Inspector-General of Police, Hajiya Asta Ibrahim, who led other police officers’ wives to the camp, said the gesture was to share love and care with the IDPs, currently facing consequences of the Boko Haram insurgency in the North/East region.

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“I am extremely happy to be with you here in Dalori Camp, as the President of the Police Officers’ Wives Association (POWA).

“I am here with some of my management team and executives to visit you and share love and care with you.

“The Police Officers’ Wives Association is known for its humanitarian, charitable and philanthropic gestures.

“We are here, therefore, to showcase these and extend our hands of fellowship in your present predicament.

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“I assure you that God has not abandoned you, keep your faith alive, by the grace of God, this menace shall be eliminated and peace shall reign supreme once more,’’ she stated.

In her remarks, Hajiya Nana Shettima, the wife of Borno Governor, commended the gesture, saying that it would go a long way in providing succour to the beneficiaries.

Shettima urged wealthy individuals and philanthropists to assist thousands of widows and children orphaned by insurgency in the state.

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Zainab Bukar, one of the IDPs, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), expressed appreciation to the association for coming to their aid at this crucial time.

She also commended Shettima for supporting widows, orphans and other vulnerable persons under her pet programme, SWOT Foundation.

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Appeal Court Cancels Zamfara APC Primaries For Gov, Assembly Elections

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Appeal Court Nullifies Zamfara APC Primaries For Gov, Assembly Elections

The Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto State, led by Justice Tom Yakubu, has set aside the judgement of a Zamfara High Court on the All Progressives Congress primary election that produced the party’s candidates for the governorship, National and State Assembly elections.

The appellant, Aminu Jaji, a governorship aspirant and serving lawmaker representing Kauran Namoda/ Birnin Magaji Federal Constituency approached the appeal court to set aside the judgement of a High Court in Zamfara that recognized the primary elections held by APC in the state and declared that INEC accept the party’s candidates for the elections.

APC won the March 9 governorship election in the state.

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Acting CJN Swears In 13 New Election Petition Tribunal Members

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Acting CJN Swears In 13 New Election Petition Tribunal Members

Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Mohammed, has sworn in the remaining 13 members of the 2019 Election Petitions Tribunal.

Mohammed admonished the new members to be of good character and endeavour to live above board.

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He also reminded them of the sacred nature of the oath they had taken, stressing it had become a bond between them and their creator.

The Acting Chief Justice says there would be no room for excuses or any performance below approved standards.

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The judicial boss informed the new Tribunal members that they were thoroughly examined and later fished out from the numerous judges in the country who were equally eminently qualified for this task.

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